Natural History from Around the World

Grab your gear and go – no plane tickets or passports needed! On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, between 9 am and noon, members of the Nature Artists’ Guild will once again have the chance to sketch, draw, paint, and photograph specimens from every corner of the earth by visiting the Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum in the Birck Hall of Science at Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, in Lisle, IL. Please click on this link for a map of the campus.

For the first time, the museum has offered to bring specific specimens out of storage by request.  Paint-out participants can request specimens by contacting Jane Kellenberger (whose contact information can be found in the Nature Artists’ Guild Yearbook) before Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Jane will forward the requests to the museum staff.  A searchable online specimen catalog of the museum’s collection is available by clicking here.

Members can RSVP to Jane, but there is plenty of room for everyone, so last minute drop-ins are absolutely welcome!

Some seating is available, but participants are encouraged to bring a folding chair along with their art supplies and camera.

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